Jukka Pirttilä

Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow

Jukka Pirttilä is a professor of economics at the University of Tampere and also works as a Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER. He has previously worked for the Labour Institute for Economic Research (Helsinki, Finland) and the Bank of Finland. He conducts research on topics related taxation and social protection in developing countries. 

Pirttilä has a doctorate in economics from the University of Helsinki and is a Fellow of the CESifo network. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Economic Journal and the European Economic Review.